Tuesday, 26 July 2016

2016 Scarf Exhibition and Sale

An exhibition of HANDMADE scarves
by LOCAL ARTISTS from the Bunbury Felting Group

19th July - 9th August

CAF-FEZ, Prinsep Street, Bunbury 

Open Mondays to Saturdays 7am - 5pm
and Sundays 8am - 4pm

Take time to view the variety of beautiful
felt and silk scarves, while enjoying a coffee and cake.

$50 each.
Pay at the counter

Tuesday, 12 July 2016

Signing off

I'm posting my last picture as administrator for the Bunbury Felting Groups Facebook and Blog pages.
It is time to hand over the job to the very capable Penny Elliott.
Have fun Penny, and we all look forward to following what you post.

Happy Felting everyone :)

July Meeting

July's project - Stained Glass Method was presented by Maureen and last months project on lampshades was presented by Colleen. 

Maureen demonstrating the stained glass method.

Colleen talking about the construction of her lampshade

Jane Field's lamp on the left but I'm not sure who has made the other two.

The Jolly Month of June

BFG members Jan, Kerry, Lorraine and Sue#2 had a great weekend in Alice Springs for the 20th Beanie Festival this year. Lorraine's beanie was runner up in The Spirit of the Land section.

Just some of the more than 6,000 beanies for sale

 Lorraine's beanie was runner up in The Spirit of the Land section.

Jean and Valerie's beanies

Penny's Pelican beanie

Sue#2's heart beanie, Kerry (L) Kayleen (C) Kerry (R) and Sue#2's exhibition beanies

Jean, Kerry and Sue#2 trying their hand at traditional Tjanpi desert weaving

Also in June
Sue#2 had a piece exhibited at the SouthWest Art Now Exhibition in Bunbury

Sue#2 and Kerry have work printed in the new felt book "Worldwide Colours of Felt"

Sunday, 29 May 2016

May Monthly Meeting

This month Sue Seaman showed us how to use cold water dyes as another option for colouring or painting onto felt. Sue also hosted another New Members morning workshop.

Sue# taking new members Natalie and Cecilia through the basics of felt making.

Show and Tell

Kim with two of her hand dyed silk tops.

Maureen with her finished Jacket from Fiona Duthie's workshop and dress that won her a the Peoples Choice Award at the Whiteman Park Alpaca Show last month.

New member Natalie showing off two of her wonderful hats

Valerie's finished scarf from the Shifting Shapes workshop with Nancy Ballesteros from Treetops Colour Harmonies. 

Sue#2 and Margaret with their tops

Colleen and Kayleen with their finished tops.